|Four Baseball Audio Clips|
These are four audio clips of memorable and/or interesting baseball items from the '40s and '50s. They include Ted Williams' homer to win the 1941 All-Star Game, Bobby Thomson's homer heard round the world to win the 1951 pennant for the New York Giants, the end of Harvey Haddix's 1957 start in which he threw 12 perfect innings, and Connie Mack speaking about major league baseball during World War Two.
Keywords: Connie Mack; Harvey Haddix; Ted Williams; Bobby Thomson; the Giants Win the Pennant
|Bill Stern Show (Old Time Radio)|
Bill Stern was a sportscaster who when not in the broadcast booth, had a 15 minute program where he relayed exciting stories about his guests. The stories were similar to the kind Paul Harvey would tell years later in his "The Rest of the Story" program. Stern would add drama and excitement to the stories, well beyond what they deserved, and focused on irony or coincidence. They are entertaining. For some sports figures, the Stern shows are the only recordings that exist of their voices...
Keywords: sports; Bill Stern; Bucky Harris; Gene; Autry; Eddie; Cantor; Connie Mack; Frank Sinatra; Dizzy Dean; Red Grange; Joe Louis; Sammy Kaye; Bob Feller; baseball; football; boxing
|Biography in Sound - WA4CZD|
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject...
Keywords: Biography in Sound; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Old Time Radio; Winston Churchill; OTR; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; Sinclair Lewis; Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951; George M Cohan; Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942; H V Kaltenborn; Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans von), 1878-1965; Connie Mack; Mack, Connie, 1862-1956; Fred Allen; Allen, Fred, 1894-1956; Robert Benchley; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; Fiorello La Guardia; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; H L Mencken; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956; George Washington; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Herbert Hoover; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Grantland Rice; Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954; Jerome Kern; Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945; Albert Schweitzer; Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Thomas Wolfe; Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938; Babe Ruth; Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948; George Gershwin; Gershwin, George, 1898-1937; John L Lewis; Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969; Jazz; Leo Durocher; Durocher, Leo, 1906-1991; WC Fields; Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946; George Bernard Shaw; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950; Baseball; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Ethel Barrymore; Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959; Grandma Moses; Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961; Knute Rockne; Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Mary Martin; Martin, Mary, 1913-1990; Woodrow Wilson; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Arturo Toscanini; Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957; Ernie Pyle; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; Eddie Rickenbacker; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Gertrude Lawrence; Lawrence, Gertrude, 1898-1952; Sigmund Romberg; Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951; John Golden; Golden, John, 1874-1955; Ray Bradbury; Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012; Arch Oboler; Oboler, Arch, 1907-1987; Franklin Roosevelt; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; F Scott Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940; Ernest Hemingway; Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961; Carl Sandburg; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Alben W Barkley; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Danny Kaye; Kaye, Danny, 1917-2011; Clarence Darrow; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919; Stan Kenton; Kenton, Stanley Newcomb, 1911-1979; Franklin P Adams; Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960
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